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Published: 23 July 2015

510 Pages

234 x 156mm

ISBN: 9780198724131

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The Meaning of the Word

Lexicology and Qur'anic Exegesis

Edited by S. R. Burge

OUP/Institute of Ismaili Studies

Qur'anic Studies Series

  • Provides the first in-depth discussion focusing on the relationship between the interpretation of the Qur'an and the meanings of words, from the beginnings of Qur'anic exegesis to the contemporary period.
  • Analyses individual tafsīr scholars' approaches to lexicology, as well as offering comparative thematic studies of law, women in Islam, and theology.
  • Explores the translation, interpretation, and meanings of words, thereby contextualising debates about the translation of the Qur'an in contemporary Islam.

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